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We Honor Veterans

Hospice of Guernsey is a proud partner of the We Honor Veterans program. This is a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs. It focuses on respectful inquiry, compassionate listening, and grateful acknowledgment.

Veteran-to-Veteran Volunteer Program

Volunteers are essential to the delivery of quality hospice care. Hospice of Guernsey, Inc.’s Veteran-to-Veteran Volunteer Program builds on that by pairing veteran patients with a volunteer who shares their common language and experiences.

Veteran volunteers have a unique ability to create a bond with and support other Veterans who are terminally ill. Veteran volunteers may assist with:

  • Providing companionship through
    • Conversation
    • Playing card/board games
  • Provide respite for caregivers
  • Participate in Veteran pinning ceremonies

If you would like more information about volunteering for Hospice of Guernsey, Inc. contact Kathi Williams, Volunteer Coordinator at 740-432-7440 or email

We Honor Veterans